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Postby Brainstorm » Tue Feb 12, 2013 3:34 pm

I'm in a 12-team 6x6 H2H league (OPS and Losses) and A-Rod has left me in a dilemma. I originally thought I would be keeping him this year, but now that's certianly not the case. We keep 6 and here are my 5 definite below:

Albert Pujols
Troy Tulowitzki
Evan Longoria
Alex Rios
Stephen Strasburg

For my last keeper I'm down to Yadier Molina or Jordan Zimmermann. I'm not too keen on keeping another pitcher, but I'm not thrilled with keeping a catcher either. Thoughts?
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Re: Help Pick Final Keeper, WHIR

Postby HOOTIE » Tue Feb 12, 2013 8:02 pm

I would keep both over Rios
Zimmerman for sure
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Re: Help Pick Final Keeper, WHIR

Postby bigoz89 » Tue Feb 12, 2013 8:32 pm

I would go

Zimmerman
Rios
Molina
A-Rod

A-Rod is some serious trouble between his health, age, and all the other circumstances going on.

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Re: Help Pick Final Keeper, WHIR

Postby fsbarren » Tue Feb 12, 2013 8:50 pm

Wow, that's kind of tough. My quick thoughts:
1. Not taking Zim would mean only one pitcher for your keepers (then again, you were going to keep A-rod so you're must OK with that).
2. Molina is a top-3/top-5 catcher who probably bats in the middle of the lineup, as are your other top three hitters, so that's very nice start to your lineup. He's also a top-50 player as a catcher across most sites I've checked, so I don't see how you can let him go.
3. I really like Zimmerman, but he did have that late slide last season, otherwise he's be a slam dunk.
4. Not keeping Rios would mean no OFs...hmmmm.

Definitely keep Molina. If you go Zimmerman, you have a solid core of infield hitters and can probably round out the OF while still keeping two SPs. If you go Rios, you should take a look at the likely player pool and make sure there'll be a couple of SPs worth picking up for your #2 and #3 SP.

I think I'd keep both Zim and Molina and drop Rios.

Good luck!
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Re: Help Pick Final Keeper, WHIR

Postby kidsilk » Tue Feb 12, 2013 9:00 pm

Rios is bound to struggle this year. He had a career year last year and has never been consistent. Keep Molina and Zimm over him.

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Re: Help Pick Final Keeper, WHIR

Postby MadDog36 » Tue Feb 12, 2013 9:03 pm

Molina for sure.
Post your roster. I'd take a chance on a player over some of these other options you've mentioned.
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Re: Help Pick Final Keeper, WHIR

Postby Brainstorm » Tue Feb 12, 2013 9:57 pm

MadDog36 wrote:Molina for sure.
Post your roster. I'd take a chance on a player over some of these other options you've mentioned.


It was pretty bad. I had a rough year and moved alot of middle of the road talent to get an additional keeper worthy player in Tulo. Only other noteworthy options are Lincecum and Alfonso Soriano.
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Re: Help Pick Final Keeper, WHIR

Postby MrT » Tue Feb 12, 2013 9:58 pm

Zimmerman is a good pitcher but Molina is a top catcher. Keep Molina.
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Re: Help Pick Final Keeper, WHIR

Postby Rance Mulliniks » Thu Feb 14, 2013 12:07 pm

I wouldn't keep 2 SP - I'd go with Molina.
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